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Med Term- Ch. 2

Ch. 2 corresponds with Medical Terminology Complete! (3rd ed.) by Bruce Wingerd.

TermDefinition
-meter measure, measuring instrument
-ous pertaining to
-scopy process of viewing
-itis inflammation
-pathy disease
-iac pertaining to
-al pertaining to
-logy study or science of
-scope instrument used for viewing
-drome run or running
-emesis vomiting
-malacia softening or degeneration
-opsy view of
-oxia condition of oxygen
-phil loving or affinity for
-philia loving of affinity for
-phagia eating or swallowing
dys- bad, abnormal, painful, or difficult
-phasia speaking
a- without or absence of
-physis growth
hypo- below, deficient
-plegia paralysis
quadri- four
-oma tumor
oste/o bone
home/e sameness, unchanging
-stasis standing still
syn- together
hemat/o blood
lapar/o abdomen
arthr/o joint
-algia condition of pain
my/o muscle
-asthenia weakness
-atresia closure or absence
mening/o membrane
-cele hernia, swelling, protrusion
ten/o tendon
-dynia pain
-ia condition of
-osis condition of
aden/o gland
Albin/o white
-ism condition or disease
-penia deficiency
-plasia growth, formation
-rrhagia abnormal discharge
-rrhea discharge
-rrhexis rupture
-sclerosis condition of hardening
-spasm sudden, involuntary muscle contraction
-ad toward
poly- many
-emia/ -hemia blood
-iatry treatment or specialty
-logist one who studies
-logy study or science of
-practic practice GREEK
-centesis surgical puncture
-clasia -clasis -clast break apart
-desis surgical fixation or fusion
-ectomy surgical excision or removal
-gram a record of image
-graphy an instrument for recording
-pexy surgical fixation, suspension
-phylaxis protection
-plasty surgical repair
-metry measurement, process of measuring
-rrhapy suturing
-stomy surgical creation of an opening
-tome cutting instrument
-tomy incision
-tripsy surgical crushing
-ion process
Created by: lestercd